An Investigation of the English Vocabulary Knowledge of Lower Secondary Students: A Case Study of a Malaysian School

International Journal of English Language Studies

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Title An Investigation of the English Vocabulary Knowledge of Lower Secondary Students: A Case Study of a Malaysian School
 
Creator Mayadi, Noor Syahira Noor
Yamat, Hamidah
 
Subject Vocabulary Level, Lower Secondary, English Language Learner, CEFR
 
Description This preliminary study aimed to investigate the vocabulary level of lower secondary students in Kedah, specifically in a school located at a sub-urban area. The purpose was to gather the base data for a study on the effectiveness of using audio-visual materials in enhancing students’ vocabulary.  In this preliminary study, quantitative approach was employed to identify the vocabulary level of the secondary school students.  The samples consisted of 30 Form 1 students from a sub-urban school in Kepala Batas, Kedah, Malaysia. A vocabulary checklist was used to identify their knowledge of vocabulary and a vocabulary test was used to identify their vocabulary levels. The finding of this study shows that the students are at intermediate level on vocabulary knowledge. Based on this finding, the researcher will be able to conduct a suitable activity according to the students’ vocabulary knowledge for the study on the effectiveness of using audio-visual materials in enhancing students’ vocabulary.
 
Publisher International Journal of English Language Studies
 
Date 2021-02-27
 
Type info:eu-repo/semantics/article
info:eu-repo/semantics/publishedVersion
Peer-reviewed Article
 
Format application/pdf
 
Identifier https://al-kindipublisher.com/index.php/ijels/article/view/1337
10.32996/ijels.2021.3.2.14
 
Source International Journal of English Language Studies; Vol. 3 No. 2 (2021): International Journal of English Language Studies; 131-138
2707-7578
 
Language eng
 
Relation https://al-kindipublisher.com/index.php/ijels/article/view/1337/1082
 
Rights https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/
 

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